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21 May, 2019 16:47

Deadly waters

The Citarum River in Indonesia is known as the world’s most-polluted river. In some places, the water turns from murky to black and resembles a witches’ bubbling brew of domestic trash, sewage and industrial waste from hundreds of factories along the banks.

Locals, aware of the contamination and health risks due to the toxic chemicals & heavy metals dumped in the water, continue to use it for drinking and other daily needs.

An RTD crew travels to Indonesia to witness the river’s degradation and meet environmental activists on a mission to stop it.

Watch "Deadly waters" on RTD website and on RT’s live feed. The time of the broadcast is available on RT’s schedule page.